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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 May 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to west 30 to 40 near noon and to west 15 to 25 early this evening. Wind veering to northwest 20 to 30 Thursday afternoon.

Showers ending Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 May 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 4 late this afternoon and to 3 this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 May 2022
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 May 2022

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 May 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing low 999 mb located over northern
Vancouver Island.

At 2:00 p.m. PDT Thursday approaching ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PDT 18 May 2022 A deep low pressure centre has crossed Northern Vancouver Island and
is moving into mainland BC. Winds have shifted from gale to storm
force southeasterlies to gale to storm force westerly in its wake.
The southeast gales have spread to the Strait of Georgia. Westerly
gales have developed through Juan de Fuca after the frontal passage
and the westerly gales will push into Haro Strait and Strait of
Georgia south later this morning.

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